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THE FUTURE ENTERPRISE

THE DIGITAL-FIRST WORLD IS THE ERA OF THE FUTURE ENTERPRISE

The world is moving from digital transformation (DX) as we know it to Digital-First. DX started with transformation from analog to digital. With contextualization, digital-first becomes the next evolution in DX. Digital is a permanent, yet dynamic fixture in this world. Digital-first applies to any entity searching for a digital-based capability or enhancement that could improve our lives and desired outcomes.

As we anchor ourselves in a digital-first world, one thing is clear. Organizations, private or public, large or small, will need to leverage technologies in an accelerated fashion to thrive. And the ones that can close the new digital gap through the greatest business value impact will become market leaders of tomorrow. These leaders are the Future Enterprises.

IDC FUTURE ENTERPRISE AWARDS CATEGORIES

In its 6th year overall and first in Middle East and Africa, the IDC Future Enterprise Awards continues to redefine DX, aligning its categories and selection criteria to reflect how organizations can successfully bring their businesses into the Future. Featuring the nine digital-first building blocks, these are the new benchmarks organizations need to close the new digital gap—and become Future Enterprises in our digital-first world.

BEST IN FUTURE OF DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE

This award recognizes that digital infrastructure provides the platform for agile business using private and public cloud compute, storage, network, edge, management, automation, and lifecycle services to help the business scale, adapt and compete in a software and data intensive world.

BEST IN FUTURE OF DIGITAL INNOVATION

This award recognizes that the modern enterprise must transform itself from a software consumer into a large-scale software innovator.

BEST IN FUTURE OF DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE

This award recognizes that digital infrastructure provides the platform for agile business using private and public cloud compute, storage, network, edge, management, automation, and lifecycle services to help the business scale, adapt and compete in a software and data intensive world.

BEST IN FUTURE OF DIGITAL INNOVATION

This award recognizes that the modern enterprise must transform itself from a software consumer into a large-scale software innovator.

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